The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Content Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Content Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Content Management
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 79 78
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Content Management 5 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 1.40% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.69% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Median daily rate £525 £295 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.96% -41.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £115 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £328 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £365 £325
% change year-on-year +2.05% +12.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  

Content Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1115 1476 1148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.70% 82.60% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 889 686
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 33
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Content Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Content Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Content Management in Manchester

Content Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Content Management in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Content Management in Manchester

Content Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Content Management in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Content Management in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Content Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Content Management.

1 10 (76.92%) CMS
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Legal
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Document Management
5 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (23.08%) EPiServer
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Interwoven
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Reuters
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) IDOL
5 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
5 3 (23.08%) iManage
6 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

Content Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
1 3 (23.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) IDOL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Trac
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (15.38%) Interactive TV
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Document Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Metadata Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) iManage
1 3 (23.08%) Interwoven
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Reuters
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle